Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability http://wkms.org en Panel Votes Against Closing Supermax Prison http://wkms.org/post/panel-votes-against-closing-supermax-prison <p>The only super-maximum security prison in Illinois may not close after all. An Illinois panel voted Tuesday against closing the Tamms Correctional Center and other prisons.</p><p>The Illinois Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability voted 7 to 3 against the closure. Republican Representative Mike Tryon was among those who voted no. He said he couldn&rsquo;t support closing prisons without a plan for what to do with the structures.</p> Wed, 02 May 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Jacob McCleland 17821 at http://wkms.org